Turku Centre for Labour Studies TCLS - Introduction

Multidisciplinary working life education, research and co-operation

TCLS, Turku Centre for Labour Studies, complements and strengthens academic teaching, research and cooperation on interdisciplinary work and working life. The centre functions as network. The network includes specialists and researchers from all faculties of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi. In addition, the network includes an extensive set of working life research institutes, working life influencers and members and alumnus from public organisations and companies. Turku Centre for Labour Studies has also a wide international network of researchers.

TCLS was founded in 2011. The centre is chaired by Anne Kovalainen, professor of entrepreneurship from the Turku School of Economics. Her work is supported by a group of specialists, who represent every faculty and Åbo Akademi.